Notice of Open Public Hearing, 13074-13075 [2015-05620]

Download as PDF 13074 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 48 / Thursday, March 12, 2015 / Notices Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits, not-for-profits, and individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,350. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,480. Dated: March 9, 2015. Amy R. Greenberg, Director, Regulations and Rulings Division. [FR Doc. 2015–05657 Filed 3–11–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–31–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 56 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13(44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 56, Notice Concerning Fiduciary Relationship. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before May 11, 2015 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Christie A. Preston, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Notice Concerning Fiduciary Relationship. OMB Number: 1545–0013. Form Number: 56. Abstract: Form 56 is used to inform the IRS that a person is acting for another person in a fiduciary capacity so that the IRS may mail tax notices to the fiduciary concerning the person for whom he/she is acting. The data is used to ensure that the fiduciary relationship is established or terminated and to mail asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Mar 11, 2015 Jkt 235001 or discontinue mailing designated tax notices to the fiduciary. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, and individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hr. 41 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 292,800. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: February 25, 2015. Christie A. Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–05663 Filed 3–11–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Hearing U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of open public hearing— March 18, 2015, Washington, DC. ACTION: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: William A. Reinsch, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on March 18, 2015, ‘‘Looking West: China and Central Asia.’’ Background: This is the third public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2015 report cycle to collect input from academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The hearing seeks to examine the drivers of China’s engagement with Central Asia, its impacts on regional economic security and stability, and its implications for U.S. policy objectives in the region. The hearing will be cochaired by Vice Chairman Dennis Shea and Commissioner Katherine Tobin Ph.D. Any interested party may file a written statement by March 18, 2015, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Location, Date and Time: Room: TBA. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, Time TBA. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission’s Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. SUMMARY: Any member of the public seeking further information concerning the hearing should contact Reed Eckhold, 444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; phone: 202–624– 1496, or via email at reckhold@uscc.gov. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act (Pub. L. 106–398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108–7), as amended by Public Law 109–108 (November 22, 2005), as amended by Public Law 113–291 (December 19, 2014). E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 48 / Thursday, March 12, 2015 / Notices Dated: March 6, 2015. Michael Danis, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 48 (Thursday, March 12, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13074-13075]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-05620]


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U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION


Notice of Open Public Hearing

AGENCY: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

ACTION: Notice of open public hearing--March 18, 2015, Washington, DC.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-
China Economic and Security Review Commission.
    Name: William A. Reinsch, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and 
Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to 
investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ``the national 
security implications of the economic relationship between the United 
States and the People's Republic of China.'' Pursuant to this mandate, 
the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on March 
18, 2015, ``Looking West: China and Central Asia.''
    Background: This is the third public hearing the Commission will 
hold during its 2015 report cycle to collect input from academic, 
industry, and government experts on national security implications of 
the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The 
hearing seeks to examine the drivers of China's engagement with Central 
Asia, its impacts on regional economic security and stability, and its 
implications for U.S. policy objectives in the region. The hearing will 
be co-chaired by Vice Chairman Dennis Shea and Commissioner Katherine 
Tobin Ph.D. Any interested party may file a written statement by March 
18, 2015, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will 
include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the 
witnesses.
    Location, Date and Time: Room: TBA. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 
Time TBA. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the 
Commission's Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site 
for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not 
required to attend the hearing.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public seeking 
further information concerning the hearing should contact Reed Eckhold, 
444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; phone: 
202-624-1496, or via email at reckhold@uscc.gov. Reservations are not 
required to attend the hearing.

    Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act 
(Pub. L. 106-398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated 
Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108-7), as amended by 
Public Law 109-108 (November 22, 2005), as amended by Public Law 
113-291 (December 19, 2014).


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    Dated: March 6, 2015.
Michael Danis,
Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
[FR Doc. 2015-05620 Filed 3-11-15; 8:45 am]
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